Dispatch: The Torrid Love Affair Between Liberals and Bill "Broken Windows" Bratton

It was a cold night in 2013 outside of a star-studded gala hosted by The Nation magazine. A dozen policing activists, including myself, were waiting for Mayor elect Bill de Blasio's police-chauffeured car. We were there to protest de Blasio, who was the featured speaker, over his first, and most important, political appointment: Bill 'Broken Windows' Bratton.